The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Professor of Biology
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
9 Cambridge Center
Cambridge,Massachusetts 02142 USA
"For improving our understanding of epigenetic regulation of gene expression: the biological mechanisms that affect how genetic information is variably expressed. His work has led to major advances in our understanding of mammalian cloning and embryonic stem cells."
Presented by President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on Friday, October 21, 2011.